Chylocladia wynnei Alongi, &
Chylocladia wynnei Alongi, Cormaci & Furnari 2008: 145-147, figs 2-20
Published in: Alongi, G., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2008). Chylocladia wynnei sp. nov. (Champiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 51: 145-150.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chylocladia is Chylocladia kaliformis (Goodenough & Woodward) Hooker.
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This is a marine species.
Thalli epiphytic, consisting of (1-)2-4(-5) terete erect axes 5-10(-13) mm high arising from a discoid holdfast, axes unbranched, distinctly constricted at monostromatic diaphragms, with unilayered cortex, and covered in a thick mucilaginous layer. Longitudinal filaments occurring along axes close to the inner side of the cortex, cutting off spherical to obovoid gland cells. Gametophytic plants dioecious, consisting of only two segments. Male thalli with spermatangia in superficial sori located between the two segments. Female thalli bearing 1-2 spherical sessile cystocarps at the distal part of the basal segment. Tetrasporic thalli consisting of 4-5 segments, tetrasporangia tetrahedrally divided and scattered in all segments.
Type locality: Guardiano del Porto, Salina Island, Aeolian Islands, Italy (Alongi, Cormaci & Furnari 2008: 146). Holotype: M. Catra; - 4 m; on Cystoseira spp.. CAT 2691 (Alongi, Cormaci & Furnari 2008: 146). Notes: Male and female gametophytes and tetrasporophyte.
Created: 14 May 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 November 2008 by M.D. Guiry
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Alongi, G., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2008). Chylocladia wynnei sp. nov. (Champiaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea. Botanica Marina 51: 145-150.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.